Face To Face

27 EpisodesProduced by APTN

Face To Face, hosted by Dennis Ward, is an interview show with a focus on Indigenous issues. We not only talk to those in the headlines, but also those who are affected by the many problems facing Indigenous urban and rural communities.

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Trudeau government inaction on interim report concerns commissioners of MMIWG inquiry

October 16th, 2018


3 of the 4 Commissioners for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls join host Dennis Ward on this episode of Face …

Mary Jane Logan McCallum and Adele Perry: Looking at ‘structures of indifference’ that continue to devalue Indigenous lives

October 9th, 2018


Ten years after the death of Brian Sinclair, Canada’s institutions continue to fail Indigenous people argue co-authors of a new book.

“Structures of Indifference: An Indigenous Life and Death in a Canadian City” is a …

Robert-Falcon Ouellette: ‘The prime minister does give an F’ about the rights of Indigenous Peoples

October 2nd, 2018


In this season premiere of Face To Face with host Dennis Ward interviews Liberal Member of Parliament, Robert Falcon Ouellette.

From Prime Minister Trudeau ‘giving an F’, Gerald Stanley and the Trans Mountain Pipeline …

Tim Fontaine: Creative mind behind the Walking Eagle

December 5th, 2017


It took less than a week for the Walking Eagle News to really soar, billing itself as the “finest source of Indigenous news, anywhere”. Founder, Editor-in-Grand-Chief and Head Writer Tim Fontaine talks about how the …

Tanya Talaga: Deaths of Indigenous youth in Thunder Bay is a Canadian problem

November 28th, 2017


Award winning, journalist and author Tanya Talaga is known for her investigative reporting for the Toronto Star where she often focuses on Indigenous issues. Most recently, Talaga released the national bestseller, …

Joye Braun: There will never be another Standing Rock but the movement has gone global

November 21st, 2017


The NoDAPL camps near Standing Rock may have been cleared out, but the movement created by the fight against that pipeline is spreading around the world. One of those places is Eagle Butte, South Dakota on Cheyenne …

Theo Fleury: Overcoming sexual abuse to now advocating for victims

November 14th, 2017


Theo Fleury is a Metis kid from a small town who also happens to have an Olympic gold medal and his name on the Stanley Cup. The former NHL superstar …

Arlen Dumas: Putting the spotlight on the child welfare system and the path forward from a shuttered rail line

November 7th, 2017


When Arlen Dumas was first elected Chief of Mathias Colomb Cree Nation, his goal was to get his people out of third-party management, a goal he …

Arif Virani: Preserving and protecting endangered Indigenous languages

October 31st, 2017


Nearly, three-quarters of all Indigenous languages are endangered in Canada. Prime Minister Trudeau has vowed to preserve, protect and revitalize Indigenous languages. Member of Parliament Arif Virani has been tasked …

Irene Young: An Elders perspective on restorative justice, AJI and the MMIWG National Inquiry

October 24th, 2017


She is a mother and grandmother from Opaskwayak Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. A residential school survivor and an elder for the Brandon …

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